Bismarck, ND – Red Fawn Fallis, a political prisoner arrested during the movement to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, was sentenced today in federal court by Judge Daniel Hovland. Fallis was sentenced to 57 months (4.75 years) in federal prison. She will receive a credit of 18 months ‘time served’ taken off of her sentence, from time spent in North Dakota jails before trial proceedings began. Fallis is expected to serve a total of 39 months in prison followed by 3 years probation. Read the rest of this entry
by Justin Brake, APTN National News, July 15, 2018
Members of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society are calling land defenders and warriors to British Columbia, where prominent Secwepemc Ktunaxa land defender Kanahus Manuel was arrested Saturday morning while asserting Secwepemc title and rights and resisting the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Read the rest of this entry
Facebook video shot at scene shows RCMP officers detaining a woman protesting Trans Mountain pipeline
Officers on scene at The Kure on Skwah and Indigenous Bloom on Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt Thursday
by Paul Henderson, Chilliwack Progress, July 12, 2018
The proprietors of two new cannabis retail shops on two different local First Nations reserves in Chilliwack learned this week that, yes, marijuana is still illegal.
At around 10 a.m. on July 12, Mounties blocked the entrance to the parking lots at The Kure Cannabis Dispensary on the Skwah First Nation just off Wolfe Road, and at the newer Indigenous Bloom Medical Cannabis Dispensary on the Kwaw-Kwaw-Apilt First Nation on Ashwell Drive. Read the rest of this entry
by Monica Lamb-Yorski, Williams Lake Tribune, July 12, 2018
The Tsilhqot’in National Government (TNG) will be attempting to ban Limited Entry Hunt (LEH) licenses for moose hunting in its territory this fall.
TNG tribal chair Chief Joe Alphonse said during an emergency meeting held Tuesday at Tl’esqox (Riske Creek), he received full endorsement from leadership to pursue a legal challenge against the LEH allocations for 2018. Read the rest of this entry
‘You could say, it woke us up,’ says 72-year-old John Cree
by , CBC News,
Every year on July 11, Bryan Deer spends the morning at the foot of the Mercier Bridge connecting Montreal with Kahnawake as a reminder to his community and the thousands of commuters that pass through it of an important day in Canadian history. Read the rest of this entry
‘It’s no longer a park. It’s where we live. It’s Secwepmec land’
UPDATE – SUPPORT NEEDED
Mark Tilsen, an Oglala Lakota Water Protector, is locked-down at a key Bayou Bridge Pipeline construction site. Work at the site has been shut down.
After Mark locked-down, police moved across the street and did a mass arrest. They arrested six people including media folks, direct support and Cherri Foytlin.
Please CALL the Iberville Parish Sheriff Dept and demand their release: 225-687-5100
Then please DONATE so that we can get everyone out of jail: https://www.youcaring.com/leauestlavienobayoubridgepipeline…
We also ask that you send your prayers and love to all those on the frontlines today.
More updates coming soon. For background story see below.
, Global News, July 4, 2018
RCMP have removed anti-pipeline protesters who were dangling from the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge for more than 35 hours.
Seven climbers rappelled from the bridge Tuesday morning, while five additional climbers were on the bridge’s catwalk. Read the rest of this entry